Medication Management

Optimizing Acute Post-Operative Dental Pain Management Using New Health Information Technology

Description: 

This project will use mobile health technology to collect patient-reported outcomes after dental procedures to optimize the quality of acute post-operative dental pain management.

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August 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021

Encoding and Processing Patient Allergy Information in EHRs

Description: 

The research team developed and evaluated a natural language processing allergy module that was used to study different types of allergies in an electronic health record.

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September 30, 2013 to September 29, 2018

Enhancing Clinical Decision Support Applications for Community Pharmacist-Delivered Medication Therapy Management

Description: 

This project will formulate evidence-based recommendations for clinical decision support used by community pharmacist delivering medication therapy management. The goal is to reduce medication-related problems and improve health outcomes for chronically ill patients.

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September 13, 2016 to August 31, 2019

Electronic Medication Adherence Reporting and Feedback During Care Transitions

Description: 

This project will implement and evaluate a “smart” pillbox given to patients in order to understand its ability to minimize discrepancies in prescribed regimens and to improve patients’ medication adherence after hospital discharge.

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May 1, 2016 to April 30, 2019

Medication Management: A Closed Computerized Loop

Description: 

Implemented health IT specifically related to medication administration and management and assessed the extent to which these technologies contribute to measurable and sustainable improvements in patient safety and quality of care.

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Project Dates: 
September 10, 2004 to August 31, 2007

Optimizing Medication History Value in Clinical Encounters with Elderly Patients

Description: 

This project developed geriatric-specific algorithms for use in e-prescribing systems to alert clinicians to potential problems during medication management.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2007 to September 29, 2011

HIT for Medication Safety in Critical Access Hospitals

Description: 

This project developed an implementation plan for pharmacy and medication-related health information systems in critical access hospitals, and included an on-site health IT survey, two planning conferences, and an assessment of resources.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2004 to March 31, 2005

Computer Assisted Medication and Patient Information Interface (CAMPII)

Description: 

The Computer Assisted Medication and Patient Information Interface project developed and tested “My Medication Helper”, an innovative computer assisted self-interview tool delivered via a kiosk for use in a hospital diabetes clinic.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2009 to September 29, 2012

Enabling Electronic Prescribing and Enhanced Management of Controlled Medications

Description: 

This project developed the capability to electronically create and securely transmit prescriptions for controlled substances, thus improving medication management at the point of care.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2007 to May 31, 2012

Electronic Medication Management

Description: 

This study evaluated the effectiveness of an electronic medication reconciliation intervention by comparing outcomes pre- and post-implementation in six community-based primary care clinics and two inpatient facilities.

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September 30, 2009 to September 29, 2011